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La Résistance

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La Résistance were a professional wrestling tag team and formerly a heel stable performing for World Wrestling Entertainment.

The stable was officially created on Raw, when WWE aired vignettes of Duprée and Grenier as two arrogant "Frenchmen" (rather than French-Canadians) attacking the United States and its foreign policy from a French news studio.

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La Résistance were a professional wrestling tag team and formerly a heel stable performing for World Wrestling Entertainment.

The stable was officially created on Raw, when WWE aired vignettes of Duprée and Grenier as two arrogant "Frenchmen" (rather than French-Canadians) attacking the United States and its foreign policy from a French news studio.

In spite of the team winning the Tag Team titles after only 1 month (making Duprée the youngest title holder ever in the WWE), the pair failed to get over with fans. The duo made a number of silly mistakes during televised matches and skits, and fans were unable to take them seriously as a legitimate tag team. In mid-2003 the decision was made to add a third member. Enter Rob Conway, who, on the August 18 edition of RAW, posed as an American serviceman being abused by Grenier and Duprée. When The Dudley Boyz came out to attack La Résistance they brought Conway in the ring with an American flag. Once the Dudley Boyz had their backs turned to Conway, he attacked them with the American flag and then tore it off the pole and laid it on top of them. However, Conway's role was that of a manager at first. Backstage, the idea to have Conway join La Résistance came from Grenier, who was not enjoying teaming with Duprée and later said "René was not helpful. He was not fun to travel with. It's sad, but Rob made me love wrestling again".

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